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on "newsmakers," iu arenions like the sei looking for. >> one of the major effects of hurricane sandy was on telecommunications. that is our topic this week on "the communicators. christopher guttman-mccabe, what was overall the effect of sandy on your member organizations? >> if you do not mind, i would like to take a half step back and provide a little perspective on this storm and ultimately the impact it had. if you listen to mayor bloomberg, who said that the damage was unprecedented, that maybe the worst damage the city has ever faced, and the tidal surge, which was 14 feet -- governor christie said that the damage to new jersey was unthinkable. we had massive flooding. if you look at the snow and the shutdown of the stock exchange and flooding in the subway, you get a sense of the massive scale and scope of this storm. yet the networks performed. i have read dozens of stories in the last couple weeks about how for many consumers, their only link to information or to people was through their smartphones. while there was an impact on cell sites, the networks performed very well.
chu of "washington journal." in a few moments on the communicators from a look at how hurricane sandy effective emergency communications. in 40 minutes, it chief justice john roberts on the supreme court and constitutional law. and while looking at china's political and economic and military power, and another on the situation in syria. >> one of the major effects on hurricane sandy was on telecommunications. that is our topic today on "the communicators." christopher guttman-mccabe is our guest today. mr. christopher guttman-mccabe, overall, what was the effect of hurricane sandy on your organization, verizon, sprint, at&t and etc. >> guest: thank you. i wouldn't mind taking a step back and providing a little perspective on this storm and the impact it had. mayor bloomberg said that the damage was unprecedented. but it may be the worst storm that the city has ever faced. and the previous title search, it was 14 feet. governor chris christie said the damage was unthinkable. we have buyers. we had hurricane force winds. we had massive flooding and if you look at that in the flooding of
in fact, life remains at a cold dark standstill for so many after sandy arrived one month ago. and those looking for comparisons have wondered how sandy and the damage from the storm stacks up against what happened in katrina. nbc's katy tur is with us from the hard hit jersey shore tonight. katy, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. that is certainly the big question, up and down the new jersey shore, the aftereffects of sandy are still being felt. we're on long beach island. it's a barrier island, it's literally where the atlantic ocean meets the bay. and here, dozens of homes still look like this, their bottom floors completely washed away when the powerful storm surge came through. the last time kyle burns house looked like this was 1950, the year it was built. >> bed, couches, chairs, everything was just floating around. it was a mess. >> reporter: two feet of rushing water and sand soaked this third generation family beach home. with gas lines restored, the people of colgate on lbi are finally allowed to come back. >> they're old. '78. >> reporter: as residents count the
hurricane sandy affected communications and what it revealed about telecommunication systems during emergencies. then vice president and others are in attendance at a pentagon announcement of a new navy submarine called the uss delaware. and later the senate returns at 2 p.m. eastern from its thanksgiving recess with a possible vote on the sportsmen's bill. that would allow for more recreational hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities in national parks. >> host: well, one of the major effects of hurricane sandy was on telecommunications, and that's our topic this week on "the communicators." christopher guttman-mccabe is the vice president of ctia, the wireless association. they represent all the wireless companies. mr. guttman-mccabe, overall what was the effect of sandy on your member organizations, the verizons, the at&ts, sprints, etc. >> guest: sure, peter, and thanks for having me back. if you don't mind, i wouldn't mind taking a half step back and providing perspective on this storm and ultimately the impact that it had. if you listen to mayor bloomberg who said that th
many on the road and in the air. >>> and rebuild or not, after hurricane sandy, some tough choices for devastated communities. >>> and the best shot in the community, the kid who racked up more points last night than some pros score in a whole season. what is his secret? nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, i'm kate snow, brian is off tonight, after days of bloody fighting, more than 150 dead and fears of a growing ground war, a cease-fire is brokered in part by secretary of state hillary clinton, and the new president of egypt, mohamed morsi. the question now, is will it hold? will the people of the region get some peace? we have more on both sides of the conflict. we get more from our chief correspondent andrea mitchell, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, kate, the cease-fire was brokered under pressure from president obama, but wouldn't have happened without egypt's new islamic president, mohamed morsi, playing a key role. the cease-fire came after another night of punishing air strikes against gaza. and the first bus bombing in tel aviv in eight years. >> the united
is also a float that represents and honors the first responders to hurricane sandy, an important part of the theme of this year's parade. they want to make sure everyone here watching remembers the tragedy a few weeks ago and everyone will be wearing a lapel pin part of those remembering those lost in sandy and remembering there's still a lot of work to be done here. a big part of that work is getting back to normal and what's more normal than this parade in new york. should be more than 53 million lining the streets and watching at home. >> you have great weather to go along with it. good news. >> reporter: yes. beautiful. >> thank you. >>> last night on "the ed sho,", he said he wan-- what he wants includ included. >> with regard to the affordable care act, the supreme court has already put its stamp of approval on it. we need to move on. boehner does not want to accept that. i think he is trying to send a message to the tea party he's got something here he wouldn'ts wouldn'ts -- wants to continue to fight over. we need to let this go. we voted on this repealing of the act some 37 t
democracy after the revolution. >>> under water a month now after hurricane sandy. tonight, our first look at what our new coastline may look like. >>> and great expectations for holiday shopping on the web and in stores, tonight we go behind the scenes to show you what it takes to get so many of those packages where they're going on time. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, as america shakes off that post-thanksgiving feeling and gets back down to the business of life with another big holiday season approaching, there is a big story looming on the economy. and before this is over it is going to affect every american who pays taxes, has a mortgage or -- has to manage their own money, and that is every american. tonight, while shopping is a big story, along with the surprising amount americans are spending the bigger story is the fact that some very tough choices are coming, and it is the folks in washington who are going to decide for everyone. we have it all covered tonight, beginning with our chief white house correspondent, chuck todd, good evening. >> reporter: good e
-student. this will be the last question. >> i do not know -- to me, it looks like a hurricane sandy did play a part in the outcome. governor christie was an ardent supporter of romney to start with -- after the hurricane, it sounded like he was leaning toward obama. my question to you, did it play a part in the outcome? >> did governor christie's embrace of president obama on the tarmac in new jersey after hurricane sandy play a role in the outcome in this election? i would like to hear david answer first. >> undeniably not. did somebody turn out the vote for the president in colorado who was not going to turn out the vote? did people switch their views in the closing days? no, we have the best data at -- any campaign has ever had. the race did not change. pre-sandy or post-sandy. there was a set of voters who were yet to make the decision, and they allocated the way we thought they were going to. sandy was not a driver. number two, you could say it dominated the news appropriately for two or three days. the romney campaign had a hard time punching through that. that may be one tactical thing. the
to the families still without power after hurricane sandy and wilelook ahead to the holidays and new year and that same service of optimism that brings us together today should inspire us all year round and why here in washington dc republicans reached out to president obama in the hope to help our economy grow and solve the debt that threatens our children's future. >> if a deal is not reached on the fiscal cliff tax cuts will expire on january 1st. back to black friday. unfortunately fights already breaking out. this was the scene in indianapolis a few hours ago. police were called in to break up fights. shoppers waited in line to receive vouchers for plasma tvs and learned that some of the people were selling vouchers for profit. and right now, we are going to go with waga who is live with more. good morning and tell us what is happening there and what the scene is like? >> well, no fights here, i can tell you that. a lot of folks having a good time and spending money. we are in the mall ofia and which is the largest mall in the state of georgia and largest mall in the southeast. it op
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vieron afectadas por el paso de la tormenta sandy, se podría pensar que hay poco por estar agradecido, pedro nos demuestra lo contrario . >>d esde temprano estarían preparando el pavo, pero este año la cocina luce diferente, la estufa de gas sirve para calentar agua, pero están agradecidos a dios que están vivos . >> no hay luz, pero lo importante es que estamos unidos . >> y si bien no tienen electricidad, pudeiron estar en al calle ,meses antes de sandy se mudaron de unos apartamentos que un incendio los convirtió en cenizas . >> cuatro meses antes me mudé, sino hubiera perdido todo . >> william y su familia viven en (habla en inglés), han sido precisamente otros latinos que extienden la mano, llegaron desde el bronx . >> hice 100 platos que llevo cocinando, somos un grupo chiquito, pero nos damos para un solo sitio,sino que yendo y buscando . >> pero la ayuda es abundante, restauranteros estaban parados en las esquinas, dando de comer a los damnificadso, al centro de ayuda han llegado familias completas . >> perdimos todo, entró el agua, perdimos todo . >> en este centro de
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clarity on the impact of superstorm sandy. do you have more clarity now? >> i do have clarity on sandy and frankly it's devastating. particularly on individuals. we had 200 of our stores closed for the first three days of the november period and then many more were closed after that because we didn't have power. we definitely were impacted in a major way at our company. >> reporter: for the current quarter you expect to fall short of wall street forecasts by at least five cents. are you still comfortable with those expectations? >> we try to guide honestly and if we're able to exceed that number that's always good news. but we try to guide where we believe we're going to be so we're confident with our forecasts. >> reporter: terry thank you so much. >> thanks ruben. >> tom: while many wal-mart employees spent black friday working the check-out line, others were manning the picket line. they used the high profile shopping day to protest low wages, work schedules and employee benefits. the protests were organized by a union-backed employee group called "our walmart". demonstrations were
. there's also a very special float this year. one to honor the first responders to super storm sandy. of course, so many in the area affected by sandy. and we know that some of the survivors actually getting front row seats to be a part of the parade and watch all the action today, which is great. it can take their mind off what's been going on with the recovery still to come. a lot of people still have survivors and those lost in the storm on their minds this thanksgiving. a very different thanksgiving for so many in this area. but right now they are honoring the time-held tradition here of the macy's thanksgiving day parade. everybody having a good time. more than 3 million lining the streets. more than 50 million watching at home. so it's a great thanksgiving. happy thanksgiving to all of you. alex, back to you. >> jay gray, this thanks. appreciate that. >>> after you enjoy your family, you may be in need of a vacation getaway. valerie is here with the trends and the best deals, all the hot destinations this holiday season. so with a welcome to you, i'm always up for getting away
espera que abran sus puertas un buen nÚmero de almacenes, y luego de sandy, nueva york celebra un especial y sentido dÍa de acciÓn de gracias vamos con toda la informaciÓn. >>> este es su "noticiero univisiÓn" con jorge ramos y marÍa elena salinas. >>> buenas tardes, bienvenidos al "noticiero univisiÓn" marÍa elena y jorge, tienen el dÍa libre, les habla fÉlix de vedu, lo que se temÍa en torno a la salud de hÉctor macho camacho fueron ratificados por los estudios clÍnicos, los mÉdicos que lo atienden, confirmaron que el ex campeÓn de boxeo tiene muerte cerebral, jorge viera estÁ desde rÍo piedras, puerto rico, y tiene todo de la dolorosa noticia. >>> tenÍamos fe que pueda abrir los ojos, o darnos una seÑa. >>> las esperanzas de las hermanas, familiares y los que querÍan al macho camacho, se disiparon para cuando el doctor ernesto torres anunciÓ lo peor. >>> desafortunadamente le decimos al pueblo de puerto rico y el mundo que macho camacho tiene muerte cerebral. >>> el nÚmero encefalograma no tiene actividad cerebral. >>> por ahora no se le quita la mÁquina,
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're going to go out to help the victims of hurricane sandy. we loaded up some food from virgil's. and you're going to be out delivering it all morning. >> we're on our way. we'll see you on the way in the next half hour. >> there's the food right now. sam's getting on the road right now. >>> when we come back, matthew mcconaughey speaks out for the first time about his astonishing weight loss for his latest role. how he lost almost a quarter of his body weight. of washington about the future of medicare and social security. anncr: but you deserve straight talk about the options on the... table and what they mean for you and your family. ancr: aarp is cutting through all the political spin. because for our 37 million members, only one word counts. get the facts at let's keep medicare... and social security strong for generations to come. she doesn't even though our really get us. and she'll never know who we are, or what... no way, madden girls?? nike! who's your mommy now? famous brands. famously easy. famous footwear. victory is yours. it's healthier, and the only one cli
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with climate change" series. >> as people continue to clean up from hurricane sandy, we look at what it could take to keep this damage from happening again. >> brown: ray suarez updates the health care reform law, as the obama administration issues new rules governing what insurers must cover. >> woodruff: and we close under the bright lights of high school football, where a trail-blazing coach puts her players' studies ahead of practice. >> you won't be playing football. we like to think we have a lot of life to live so you will too and you need to prepare for that. football is kind of just icing on the >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank y
from superstorm sandy continue to rise, paul solman looks at weather risks and the business of insurance. >> all insurance companies are paying very careful attention to the variability and the volatility in the climate. >> brown: and poet joy harjo celebrates the focal point of families and thanksgiving: the kitchen table. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: after another day of violence, a ceasefire deal between israel and hamas was finally announced in cairo today. but further negotiations on key longer-term sticking points between the two sides were put off for now. egypt's foreign minister, mohammed kamel amr, announced the breakthrough with secretary of state hillary clinton at his si
left behind from super storm sandy. cuomo is asking the government for 43 billion to repair homes and 9 billion to put preventative measures into place. it destroyed 305 homes in new york an executive and trustee with long island power authority resigned. lipa has come under tins criticism for the slow sandy response. >> that's your 5@5:00. >>> an extreme weather alert to bring you this morning. let's get right to maria molina she is tracking thunderstorms th -- snowstorms. >> good morning everyone. we are tracking a storm system that will produce areas of trouble across portions of the east. it is already doing things this morning. it is across parts of pennsylvania and ohio and portions of new england. the good news is it's not too strong and it will be a relatively good hurt. by tomorrow the storm will be gone out of the northeast and out of the southeast. it will stretch through the northeast and portions of texas and louisiana. they will have areas of rainfall and thunderstorms. here's a look at the snowfall. we have some of the white stuff across pennsylvania. it will be accumulat
at home, new york governor andrew cuomo calls superstorm sandy more impactful than hurricane katrina. now both new york and new jersey are asking for a combined total of more than $71 billion in federal aid. in new york, the money would pay not only for cleanup and recovery, it would also be used to try and limit damage for future storms. new jersey which saw heavy damage to its transit system and shoreline suffered nearly $30 billion in losses. >>> meanwhile, new jersey governor christie has now filed papers seeking re-election. >>> and now for a look at your national weather, let's turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins. he's tracking that weather channel forecast. good morning to you, bill. >> sensitive topic when you start comparing storms to katrina and all these. >> it does. >> it's like any big event. >> absolutely. >> yeah, over 1,000 people died and monetarily there's issued. every storm is different as we learned with sandy and all the other big hurricanes that have hit this country. we're not dealing with anything too bad today. if you have travel plans on the east coast, pay at
sandy. >>> si viajÓ piensa viajar o conoce alguien que lo hizo, es el dÍa de mayor trÁfico aÉreo y en auto de casi todo el aÑo, lo mÁs probable que tuviere trazos si viajÓ * desde o hacia los Ángeles. >>> en un hecho insÓlito el acceso principal hacia el aeropuerto de los Ángeles, fue cerrado a vehÍculo por una protesta de trabajadores en el dÍa que se registra el mayor nÚmero de pasajeros del aÑo. >>> sabemos que el dÍa mÁs ocupado, pero como madre de familia no nos han dejado otra opciÓn, estamos por mÁs de 11 meses pidiendo a las autoridades del aeropuerto en los Ángeles que nos pongan atenciÓn. >>> trabajadores que trabajan para una compaÑÍa sub contratada por el aeropuerto para dar servicios el limpieza y atenciÓn al cliente marcaron perdiendo evitar romper el acuerdo laboral que tenÍan. >>> estÁn dando un modelo de decir saben que estÁ bien quitar la aseguranza a los trabajadores no pasa nada. >>> son actos de gente y responsable que yo nunca en 50 aÑos habÍa visto. >>> la marcha detuvo por completamente trÁfico en la zona de acceso al aeropuerto de los
renta como consecuencia de sandy, comenzamos ahÍ desde new york con nuestra corresponsal blanca rosa vilches. >>> quiÉn haya intentando rentar un autoridad en new york, podrÍa contarselo ha sido una tarea prÁcticamente imposible, y no solo por el feriado largo. >>> son los dÍas que se trabajan mÁs horas se renta mucho por eso hay que estar constantemente moviendo las kashgs. >>> en diez aÑos trabajando para la compaÑÍa brenda no lo habia visto antes, es otra consecuencias de sandy que ha daÑado miles de autos incluidos de los compaÑÍas que los alquilan. >>> la tormenta hizo mucho daÑo, daÑÓ muchos carros las oficinas y todo. >>> las 3 compaÑÍa de seguros de autos mÁs grandes en todo el paÍs, dicen haber recibido mÁs de 30.000 reclamos de nufrns de vehÍculo reportando sus autos destruidos por la tormenta. >>> angÉlica vive en ayer si en u new jersey en una Área afectada por sandy. >>> tengo compaÑeros de trabajo que perdieron vehÍculo que no estÁn viviendo en su apartamento ahora mismo porque el edificio no tiene calefacciÓn o agua. >>> quienes hicieron si re
honoring those first responders to superstorm sandy. as you know, it affected this area so dramatically. that's the latest from here in new york. now back to you, veronica. >> all right, jay gray. have fun out there. thanks so much. >>> and now for a look at your holiday weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. you know, it just looked gorgeous out there, but what about the rest of the country? >> not bad. >> good! >> i mean, a lot better in a lot of spots. yesterday was a rough day in the northwest, rain and windy conditions, and we had the horrible fog around chicago and st. louis, where dozens upon dozens of flights were canceled and seriously delayed. now we're getting a break in the northwest. it kind of stopped raining as we went throughout the day yesterday, in most cases. we get a very short-lived break, then it looks like we're going to sneak in thanksgiving here dry. one storm has just exited. that's the big one we were dealing with. and this next storm, just a huge one, but thankfully, it heads mostly to the north. on the warm front, there is a little rain off the shore
a los afectados por sandy un fenÓmeno que dejo asientos de su familias sumidas en desamparo, vamos a ver la historia desde new york. >>> la interminable fila no es para aprovechar alguna oferta en este dÍa feriado. >>> son cientos de personas que tras el devastadores huracÁn sandy se quedaron sin hogar y celebran por anticipado la cena de acciÓn de gracias organizada por ha agrupaciÓn comunitaria en new york. >>> doy gracias a dios porque con todo lo que ha pasado con el huracÁn estamos vivos que es lo mÁs importante. >>> voluntarios de diferentes partes del paÍs ayudaron con la organizaciÓn cuyo nombre en inglÉs es (...) que desde 1872 ha estado ayudando a los que mÁs necesitan. >>> hacer esto me da un gozo en el corazÓn darlos aqueldarle aÉe no tenga tanto hoy. >>> no mucho lejos ella condenaba el trabajo de voluntarios que distribuir el trabajo de amigos que reparten la organizaciÓn. >>> es una motivaciÓn una persona que puede donar su tiempo y abrigos para personas que estÁn en mas necesidad. >>> tras el huracÁn la necesidad es mÁs que el triple, por lo que este aÑo
to the uso which provided the food. >>> this thanksgiving hundreds of new york victims of superstorm sandy were served thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings on hard hit staten island, and in new jersey, the salvation army handed out boxes of food and served meals to sandy victims. >>> well, investors have the day off for thanksgiving, and the ones who aren't out shopping will be back to work today. u.s. markets will be open for a shortened trading session. looking ahead, next week could get off to a bumpy start. seven of the past ten post thanksgiving mondays were down days for the dow. >>> overseas this morning, asian shares were on course for their best gains in two months after manufacturing surveys of the world's biggest economies raised hopes for improving global growth. >>> facebook wants to stop letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies. the social network is concerned about the quantity versus quality of feedback generated by the current setup. the company says users will still be able to weigh in during a seven day comment period. >>> and the u.s. post office is h
advertising. lifesaving advice as near as your home and in the wake of sandy medical professionals who make house calls. those stories when the cbs evening news continues. >> new york and new jersey were the state's hardest hit by super storm sandy, today nearly a month after the storm we learned new jersey governor chris christie put the damage to his state at $29.4 billion. and he cautioned the number will go up. new york governor andrew cuomo has said sandy could cost his state $33 billion. today storm victims still need help. on new york's staten island that includes old-fashioned house calls, drew levinson has the story. >> volunteer nurses fanned out across hard hit oak wood beach on new york's staten island going house to house, helping the many people here in need of medical care. >> do you have any other medical issues? >> asthma? heart disease. >> dr. neil napola grew up here and still lives and practices here. >> well felt that there was a lacking of medical, direct medical care, there was no boots on the street type of treatment in place. >> reporter: many of these residents lo
of hurricane sandy at $42 billion in damages and losses. and all bets are off at the website can no longer allow u.s. residents to place financial bets on the prediction markets. intrade correctly predicted president obama would be re-elected and that the u.s. is not likely to fall off the fiscal cliff. there are lots of rumblings coming out of washington. let's turn to scott bauer of trading advantage to talk about this alleged fiscal cliff. what do you think - and good morning - deal or no deal, scott? > > good morning angie. yeah, there is going to be a deal. it may not be later this week, it may not be next week, but i think at a minimum we are going to see congress, the president, everyone say, you know what, we are on the table together here, and even if we have to extend this three months, six months, we are going to get it done. there is no way with the recovery that we have seen - and i'm not talking about the stock market recovery, i am talking more of the consumer sentiment recovery, housing recovery - with what we have seen the last quarter of this year, there is no w
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and volunteers who have come to the aid of superstorm sandy victims. >> i'm jason mcclendon from alabama. i want to give a shout out to my wife and my two sons and family members while i'm deployed overseas and tell them happy thanksgiving and go falcons. get 36 months interest-free financing through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train, and save $400, $500, up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. plus, free same day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save. but mattress price wars ends sunday, thanksgiving weekend, at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> the fragile cease-fire between israel and hamas could be derailed if hamas cannot keep its radical factions in check. wot him hamas may face a power vacuum make it harder to keep the peace with israel. >> hamas's ability to hold up its end of the cease-fire is depending how much control it has over its most dangerous militants. the leader of hamas's military wing last week. >> you believe i
before that explosion. >>> superstorm sandy has now cost new jersey -- the tab is at $29 billion and the number is expected to rise. governor chris christie's office says the final total will only be known after taking into account things like next summer's tourist season. new york governor andrew cuomo says he will ask the federal government for $30 billion to help with his state's recovery. >>> we've got a lot more planned for you on this saturday night. here's what else we are working on. it's the search for a missing millionaire and it's one of the most bizarre stories i've ever covered in quite a long time. internet visionary john mcafee is a person of interest in his neighbor's murder. now he's on the run from police in belize and blogging all the way. >>> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide? >> how was i know he was going to do a dumb thing like that. >> tv's original bad boy, hollywood and fans morning the death of star larry hagman. >>> also, new insight into what happened in the minutes and hours following the death of osama bin laden. >>> plus -- a violent crime gon
the explosion. superstorm sandy is at $29 billion at cost. governor chris christie said that the final total will only be known after taking into account next summer's tourist season. it was said this that they would ask the federal government for $30 billion for the state's recovery. here is what else we are working on. it's the search for a missing millionaire and one of the most bizarre stories i have ever covered in quite a long time. i don't know mcavenffey, he is the run from police and blogging all the way. >> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide? >> how did i know he was going to do a dumb thing like that. >> fans mourning the death of la larry hagman and what happened in the hours and minutes following the death of bin la n laden. and a teenage girl attacked and knockedout on the street. you will not believe why the suspect said he did it. well his name is the same as safety and security in our modern electronic world. john mcaffey, he has a security problem of his own. he is wrapped up in a bizarre murder investigation. his neighbor was found shot dead with a gun shot wound to t
bit of the effects from superstorm sandy, but travel looks to be clear right now. now delays that we have information on as of yet but we'll have more next half hour. >> all right. appreciate it. >>> in other news a massivefire tore through an entire city block. two firefighters were injured when a three-story building that made up the block collapsed. as many as 100 ffrs were on the scene. the building houses several businesses and apartments. no one else was injured. >>> in bangladesh, at least 17 were killed, two others injured. hundreds of the top floor were trapped by the flames. some jumped out of the windows trying to escape. search groups still haven't been able to reach all parts of the building. >>> and look at this massive fire on a yacht off the coast of miami. the coast guard said it was about to board the boat as part of the routine inspection when the fire broke out. the three passengers jumped into the water and were rescued. witnesses were shocked at how quickly that boat burned. >> by the time i got there, it started from the top of the vessel, the most or yacht and
local. after the devastation called by superstorm sandy, businesses in the new york area need a holiday spark. and anna kooiman is on long island. great to see you. >> reporter: great to see you as well, rick. today is, i was going to say superstorm sandy-- it's actually small business saturday and it's very important this year, more significant than ever because of superstorm sandy. now, the owner of this gift shop here, rumors in long island say that sandy could not have hit at a worst time. during the last three months of the year she gets 40% of her sales and she's going to have a tough time making that up. customers are more concerned about necessities than presents. >> a lot of our customers, the babylon, west side, they're out of their homes and living with relatives and all over the place and they're trying to meet with fema, meet with insurance people, meet with restorers. they have no time to shop. they're busy trying to put their lives back together again. >> well, from staten island to long island, local businesses are urging customers to give back to their local communitie
by the frankenstorm benignly named sandy. having surveyed all this damage "bloomberg business week" concluded: "it's global warming, stupid: if hurricane sandy doesn't persuade americans to get serious about climate change, nothing will." well it was enough to prompt president obama, at his press conference this week, to say more about global warming than he did all year. >> i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. and as a consequence, i think we've got an obligation to future generations to do something about it. >> but he made it clear that actually doing something about it will take a back seat to the economy for now. he did return to new york on thursday to review the recovery effort on staten island. climate change and hurricane sandy brought naomi klein to town, too. you may know her as the author of "the shock doctrine: the rise of disaster capitalism." readers of two influential magazines to put naomi klein high on the list of the 100 leading public thinkers in the world. she is now reporting for a new book and documenta
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